Info-Tech LIVE 2024: Featured Experts Announced to Unveil Key 2025 AI, Next-Gen IT, and Tech Trends at September Event in Las Vegas

Info-Tech LIVE 2024 promises actionable insights and transformative strategies for IT leaders and professionals. The first round of featured experts for the September conference in Las Vegas has been revealed, setting the stage for a groundbreaking event focused on the future of technology and next-gen IT operating models.

TORONTO, June 12, 2024 /CNW/ – Global IT research and advisory firm Info-Tech Research Group has announced the next round of keynote speakers for the upcoming Info-Tech LIVE 2024 conference. Scheduled from September 17 to 19, 2024, at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, this premier event will gather global IT executives and professionals to engage with thought leaders, participate in interactive sessions, and gain actionable insights to drive their organizations’ technological advancements and innovation. This new lineup of featured experts will complement the previously announced keynote speakers, Dr. Timnit Gebru and Meredith Whittaker.


Info-Tech Research Group has announced the first round of featured experts for its upcoming Info-Tech LIVE conference, being held at the Bellagio in Las Vegas from September 17 to 19, 2024. (CNW Group/Info-Tech Research Group)

“Info-Tech’s subject matter experts are at the forefront of innovation and future trends. At Info-Tech LIVE 2024, our world-class research team will provide attendees with invaluable insights into Exponential IT, putting into motion the strategies needed to navigate the evolving technological landscape,” says Gord Harrison, chief research officer at Info-Tech Research Group. “The expertise shared by our first round of speakers will empower attendees to anticipate 2025 trends, define robust data strategies, and understand the next generation of AI and technology operating models, ensuring they are well-prepared for the future.”

The latest featured experts announced for Info-Tech LIVE 2024 include:

Brittany Lutes, MSc., Research Director, CIO Practice
Brittany Lutes is a Research Director in the CIO Practice at Info-Tech Research Group. She works alongside IT executives and functional IT leaders to create visual representations of how their IT organizations will achieve their strategic goals with an IT Operating Model and Organizational Structure. Her insights have appeared in various industry outlets, including CIO, InformationWeek, and Technology Magazine.

Gordon MacMaster, Vice President, Data and Analytics Consulting Practice
A seasoned data strategist, Gordon MacMaster is the VP of the Data & Analytics Consulting Practice at Info-Tech Research Group. MacMaster has dedicated his career to helping organizations use data effectively, staying at the forefront of every data revolution. From the early days of reporting, business intelligence, and big data to the latest advancements in operational research, predictive analytics, data science, and artificial intelligence, he has embraced new opportunities, overcome unforeseen challenges, and developed novel solutions.

Rob Meikle, Executive Counselor
Rob Meikle is an Executive Consultant, Keynote Speaker, and Board Advisor to several emerging technology organizations. Meikle is the former CIO for the City of Toronto and the City of Brampton, Ontario, Canada, where he created high-performance teams to deliver innovative and transformational solutions. His leadership experience spans the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. He is actively involved in his local community, fostering sustainable inter-generational social impact.

Dr. Justin St-Maurice, Principal Research Director, Technology Services
Dr. Justin St-Maurice is a Principal Research Director at Info-Tech Research Group. He specializes in helping Technology Service Providers modernize service delivery models by using business reference architectures, industry insights, and systems thinking. He also supports cloud engineering teams as a technical counselor, utilizing his professional certifications in solution architecture, development, and data analytics to build and manage modern systems.

Bill Wong, AI Research Fellow
Bill Wong is an AI Research Fellow at Info-Tech Research Group, where he leads research focused on generative AI, AI strategy, responsible AI, and AI regulations and legislation. He has led and guided hundreds of strategic AI initiatives worldwide, collaborating with C-level executives, data scientists, and data engineers. Prior to joining Info-Tech, Wong was the AI and Data Analytics Practice Leader at Dell Technologies for five years. He also held consulting, development, product management, and executive roles at Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM.

Registration is now open for Info-Tech Research Group’s annual IT conference, Info-Tech LIVE 2024.

Updates and new details about speakers, agendas, and exclusive event experiences can be found via LinkedIn and X over the coming months. 

Media Passes for Info-Tech LIVE 2024

Taking place September 17 to 19, 2024, at the iconic Bellagio in Las Vegas, this premier event offers journalists, podcasters, and media influencers access to exclusive content, the latest IT research and trends, and the opportunity to interview industry experts, analysts, and speakers. To apply for media passes to cover the insights presented at Info-Tech LIVE or to gain access to research and expert insights on trending topics, please contact [email protected].

About Info-Tech Research Group

Info-Tech Research Group is one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms, proudly serving over 30,000 professionals. The company produces unbiased, highly relevant research and provides advisory services to help leaders make strategic, timely, and well-informed decisions. For nearly 30 years, Info-Tech has partnered closely with teams to provide them with everything they need, from actionable tools to analyst guidance, ensuring they deliver measurable results for their organizations.

To learn more about Info-Tech’s divisions, visit McLean & Company for HR research and advisory services and SoftwareReviews for software-buying insights. 

Media professionals can register for unrestricted access to research across IT, HR, and software and hundreds of industry analysts through the firm’s Media Insiders program. To gain access, contact [email protected].

For information about Info-Tech Research Group or to access the latest research, visit infotech.com and connect via LinkedIn and X.

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